Retail and Commercial Leases (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Second Reading

The retail and commercial leasing sector is dominated by small businesses. This sector is of vital importance to South Australia's economy and is a major provider of employment in this state. The property industry is also a major contributor to the state's economy, through its provision and development of retail premises.

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New protections for whistleblowers

New laws to protect whistleblowers come into effect tomorrow.

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Lifting the secrecy on suppression orders

The Marshall Liberal Government is considering removing suppression restrictions on the reporting of sexual offenders and offences.

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Funding supports flagship Aboriginal Community Program for students

With the Aboriginal Power Cup kicking off today, the South Australian Government has committed $100,000 in the 2019-20 State Budget for continued support of the Port Adelaide Football Club’s flagship Aboriginal community program.

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Sentencing (Home Detention) Amendment Bill

Second Reading

I rise to confirm the government's position in relation to this bill and in particular to confirm that we oppose the same. In doing so, I bring to the attention of the house that the government have advanced and, with the blessing of this parliament, produced reforms in relation to sentencing law, which cover not only the issues that were extant and the basis upon which this bill was presented for our consideration but also a number of other matters.

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Statutes Amendment (SACAT) Bill

Second Reading

I wish to thank all members who have made a contribution to the debate on the Statutes Amendment (SACAT) Bill 2019. In particular, I recognise the indication of support for the bill by the opposition's leader, other than reference to the appointment by the Attorney-General without the Governor's endorsement in respect of assessors. I certainly hope to advise the committee in due course of the importance of this change and why we have presented it for consideration.

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$2.1 million for new CT scanner to reduce post-mortem wait times

As part of the 2019-20 State Budget, the Marshall Liberal Government has committed to purchasing a new CT scanner for Forensic Science South Australia (FSSA), which will significantly reduce post mortem wait times. 

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Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) (No. 2) Bill

Second Reading

The Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) (No. 2) Bill 2019 makes miscellaneous amendments to various acts committed to the Attorney-General. It addresses a number of minor or technical issues that have been identified in legislation.

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Statutes Amendment (SACAT) Bill

Second Reading

  • The Statutes Amendment (SACAT) Bill is the next in a series of bills conferring jurisdiction on the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. SACAT was established in March 2015 and initially conferred with jurisdiction to deal with housing disputes, including residential tenancy disputes; guardianship and administration; consent to medical treatment; advance care directives; and mental health.
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Criminal Law Consolidation (Assaults on Prescribed Emergency Workers) Amendment Bill

Second Reading

Section 6 of the Summary Offences Act, which relates to hindering police or resisting arrest, has been raised as being transferred to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act. This is PASA's request, and this is one of the areas in relation to which the Commissioner of Police has differed from the police union.

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